ESET File Security for Linux / BSD / Solaris

Keep Your Network Clean.
Protect mission-critical fileservers to prevent
infiltrations and downtime.

Safeguard your Linux, BSD & Solaris file servers with ESET File Security's real-time protection
from known and emerging threats. With ESET, you will never have to choose
between security and performance.

What's New

Improved WWWI NEW
(webinterface), currently enabling customers to adjust even more parameters.

New Scheduler NEW
Allowing customers to set multiple tasks, actions to meet various administration needs.


Support for Free BSD 8 NEW
Adding support for this highly demanded OS to meet.

Improved Scanning Core NEW
Now featuring the powerful ThreatSense® scanning engine, well known from our
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4, already available for Linux Desktop.


ESET File Security Product Card

On-demand Scanner
Scan selected directories or drives via the command line or set up periodic scanning tasks.

On-access Scanner
Monitor all files used by the OS or applications in real time.

Centralized Management
ESET Remote Administrator enables you to manage and modify security settings for endpoints and servers throughout your network from a single intuitive console.


Pre-defined Actions
Define default actions, such as "clean", "discard", "defer", "accept", or "reject" to be applied based on the scan result of an object, eliminating user intervention.

User-Specific Configuration

Set specific parameters for the scanning engine based on user identity or group.

Protection from the Unknown
ESET's award-winning ThreatSense® scanning engine efficiently stops both known threats and new threats as they are released.


Stability and Effectivity
The daemon has been optimized to provide even more effective protection.

Easy to Manage
Via the intuitive, web-based interface.

Smaller Update Packages
The optimized scanning engine decreases the size of update packages and the overall system load.

Broad Platform Coverage
Supported platforms now include NetBSD® 4, FreeBSD® 6, 7 and 8, Linux® Kernel 2.6, SUN Solaris 10.


Remote Administration Included for Free

The license of ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition also includes the
ESET Remote Administrator tool. Manage tens to thousands of Windows, macOS, Linux and mobile endpoints from a single console. Apply policies, monitor detections and configure remote endpoints from any networked computer. 

ESET Remote Administrator in detail


ESET Remote Administrator


ESET Technology
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Proven, Award-Winning Protection
Our solutions are consistently ranked among the best by independent testing and certification organizations. Plus they're fast, stable and easy to use. Learn more


System Requirements

Processor Architecture
Intel or AMD x86/x64

Operating Systems
Linux – Kernel version 2.6.x or higher; glibc 2.3.6 or higher
FreeBSD – Version 6.x, 7.x, 8.x & 9.x
NetBSD – Version 4.x
Sun Solaris – Version 10


More Information

Product Info

  • Support – Stay up-to-date with the latest product and technical information, including FAQ, installation videos, and more.
  • Changelog – Browse recent product versions and history of changes including fixes and enhancements.
  • Case Studies – See how ESET products perform in the real business environments.


Download ESET File Security for Linux / BSD / Solaris, product documentation, archive products and see the changelogs.